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14-Inch Ammo Loading, Bombardment Of Guam, 07/21/1944


Published July 21, 1944


National Archives description: "1) HS-CU Men load 14" powder bags into cans, 14" projectiles lie on deck-SV.
2) HS Long line of 14" projectiles on deck-SV.
3) HS Lifting 14" powder cans from ammo. ship, loading aboard BB-SV.
4) HS-MS Lowering 14" powder cans down ammo. hoist.
5) HS Band plays on deck.
6) GV 5" tracers bombard beach, shells explode-SV
7) MS LCI passes, Is. BG.
8) MS-Ban USS WICHITA.
9) GV LCI & APD near beach, IS. BG"
National Archives Identifier: 77210
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Run time 8 minutes 47 seconds
Producer United States. Navy
Audio/Visual silent, black & white
Language English

Reviews

Reviewer: RLT - - April 30, 2014
Subject: USS ST. LOUIS (CL-49); USS PENNSYLVANIA (BB-38); USS HONOLULU (CL-48) 1944 GUAM
From 06:07-06:15 and 06:26-06:38 St. Louis Class Light Cruiser USS St. Louis (CL-49); From 06:16-06:25 modernized Pennsylvania Class Battleship USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) after a 1942 major overhaul; From 07:50-07:57 Brooklyn Class Light Cruiser USS Honolulu (CL-48).

Two ships were built in the Pennsylvania Class: USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) and USS Arizona (BB-39).
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